Prize details

Christina Beal Memorial Prize in Library and Information Studies

Value:

$300 book and cash subject to available funds

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize arises from a fund donated via the Victoria University Foundation in 1993 by colleagues, friends and family in memory of Christina Beal, and in recognition of her contribution over 25 years to Library and Information work in Canada, Britain and New Zealand.
The prize is awarded to the best student in INFO 528.

Information

This prize arises from a fund donated via the Victoria University Foundation in 1993 by colleagues, friends, and family in memory of Christina Beal and in recognition of her contribution over 25 years to Library and Information work in Canada, Britain and New Zealand. She was the first Librarian to be appointed at the Commerce Commission in Wellington, where she established the library.

1. The prize shall be known as the Christina Beal Memorial Prize in Library and Information Studies.

2. The prize shall be awarded annually by the Academic Board to the student enrolled in INFO 528 who, in the opinion of the Director of the Master of Library and Information Studies, is the best student of the year and worthy of the award.

3. The value of the prize in any year shall be determined by the Academic Board after consideration of the income from the fund. The balance of income not expended shall be added to the fund.

4. Part of the prize money shall be spent on a book, or books.

5. The recipient will be asked to write a letter of appreciation which will be forwarded appropriately.